Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco-Xoom at PayPal

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 244 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Xoom, A PayPal Service, is revolutionizing the global digital money services market by providing people with an easy, convenient and cost-effective means of sending money worldwide. We offer a secure, fast and inexpensive means of sending money, paying bills and topping up prepaid services across multiple digital platforms to both online and offline recipients in over 75 countries and counting around the world.

Xoom’s Infrastructure Engineering Team is looking for a operations-minded Senior Software Engineer to help evolve our microservice-based platform. We work in cross-cutting domains such as libraries, frameworks, management tooling, security, and performance. Our contributions affect the entire engineering organization.

Historically we were a Java shop, but nowadays we work with many technologies such as Node.js and Golang. The best tool for the job.


    Maintain and improve our Java libraries and frameworks (Spring/SpringBoot)
    Contribute to our AuthN, AuthZ, Identity management systems
    Advance our microservice-based architecture with better tooling and middleware (think Zipkin, LinkerD, Envoy, Kubernetes)
    Assist with development of our performance testing system and associated tooling
    Work across teams to identify / prioritize features
    Accelerate our changes by jumping into business applications to update libraries and infrastructure code
    Keep up-to-date with the latest thinking around microservices, containers, and container management systems


    5+ years software development experience in Java
    Docker container development
    Robust networking knowledge
    Operations instincts. How do we make their jobs easier?
    Works well in teams and across business functions
    Passionate learner and technology adopter
    Ability to communicate and document clearly


    Experience in performance testing/analysis
    Grafana, InfluxDB, Prometheus
    Scripting in Bash, Python, Ruby.
    Splunk or ELK logging systems


    B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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